These retailers are having major sales to compete with Amazon Prime Day

You don't have to shop Prime Day 2019 to get huge savings right now.

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Look, the truth is, not everyone wants to shop on Amazon right now. While so many bargain shoppers and service journalists are rushing around like crazy, trying to catch every deal happening as part of Prime Day 2019 before things sell out, there are those of us who would rather sit this one out instead–and chances are, you know exactly what I’m talking about.

But just because you’re avoiding Amazon at the present moment doesn’t mean you necessarily want to miss out on great deals, too. You might not know this, but a lot of retailers are actually offering massive sales as part of their efforts to compete and hold their own against Amazon. From big-name retailers like Nordstrom to up-and-coming companies that are really starting to generate some buzz, there are some terrific ways to save this week that have literally nothing to do with Amazon.

Tired of all this Prime Day 2019 hullabaloo but still want to know about all the other solid deals going on right now? I’ve been keeping a close eye on the ones that are really worth it this year. Here are the best you’ll definitely want to check out now.


I’ve coveted All-Clad’s cookware from afar for quite some time, but truth be told, it’s way too dang expensive for me to even consider buying at full price. That’s what I love about this ‘packaging damage’ sale, since it’s a way to get awesome low prices on cookware I’d personally never afford otherwise.


Ah, Anthropologie. How I love thee. Every millennial’s favorite store to window-shop at is having a big Bedroom Refresh Event, so you can get 25% off bedding, rugs, curtains and more. For today only, you can also get free shipping on all orders, and you’ll see the discount in your cart.


ASOS mostly caters to younger audiences, but I don’t know, I think their stuff can be really fun and sporty. They’re running an outlet sale with up to 70% off right now over 600 different styles for both men and women. If you’ve never shopped ASOS before, you can aalso get.

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B&H Photo

Need a new TV? The Samsung Q6FN 49″ TV is on sale for $699.95 (which means you’re saving $400). If smart tech is more your thing, you’ll love that you can get a Google Home smart speaker for $69 and save $30 compared to the original price, or you can opt for an Apple HomePod (White) for $279 and save $20.

Right now at B&H Photo, you can also score a fantastic deal on the Google Home Max for only $249, meaning you’ll get a $50 discount compared to its full price (plus this is a rare sale in general). You can also grab a Google Nest Hub for $79 (Save $50), so grab one while you can. And for anyone who loves a good selfie, the Ledgo Bi-Color Flood Shoot-Through LED Ring Light is on sale for $187, which is $62 less than what it normally goes for, and can instantly upgrade your picture quality.

Bed, Bath & Beyond

The best thing about shopping at Bed, Bath & Beyond (aside from all those Broad City jokes that definitely aren’t played out by now *cough, cough*) is that their paper coupons never expire. So when there’s a sale, like the Beyond Big Savings event, you can get awesome discounts on a ton of awesome products like Instant Pots, KitchenAid stand mixers, and more.

Best Buy

Looking for a new set of speakers? Of course you are, it’s summer, it’s time to treat yourself. Well, you can get the Sonos One in white for $152.99 on Best Buy. Or check out this impressive Samsung Soundbar (on sale for $299) that’s $100 less than usual and one of our favorites.


Moms love this place, and for good reason. It’s so fancy. Well now online and in-stores, you (and Mom) can save up to 70% off select clearance women’s and men’s fashions, shoes, handbags, accessories, and more when you take an extra 40% off items labeled “Extra 40% off: Discount Applied in Bag,” for a total savings of up to 70%. You can also save up to 50% on regular priced items.

Crate & Barrel

I feel like every couple I know who’s getting married is registered at Crate & Barrel. When you think about it, it really is the perfect place to stock up on all those cute yet not too pricey household essentials, which is rad. If you’ve got a wedding coming up (or your linen closet is in need of a refresh), Crate & Barrel has a sale just for you right now. They’re currently having a 15% off Bedding & Bath sale, so you can save on bed linens, shower curtains, towels, and more.

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Dude, maybe you should still get a Dell? Some of the biggest non-Prime Day sales are happening on the site right now. You can save up to 40% on select PCs and electronics. Sure, they’re PCs, but they do have their charms. (Source: I grew up in a Dell house.).


You know that feeling you get when you leave a salon and your hair feels literally magazine-cover perfect? If you’re like me then three hours later it’ll be a big old mess again, but man, it’s a glorious ride while it lasts. Well, right now Dermstore is running a 25% off sale on over 350 brands when you use the promo code “DEALDAY,” so you can stock up on beauty essentials that can help you look and feel your very best.

But here’s the discount that I’m personally excited about. Buried deep within this sale is a true gem of gems, the Harry Josh Pro Tools Pro Dryer 2000. This is the best hair dryer we’ve ever tested and I’m telling you, you will see a difference. It’s on sale for $199.00, which means you’re saving $50 up-front (not to mention all the blowouts you won’t have to pay someone else to give you anymore). Of all the products to snatch up at Dermstore right now, this is the must-have.



Stock up on the cutest wedges of the summer during DSW’s Prime Time sale, where you can get up to 20% off using the promo code “YAYSUMMER.” For purchases over $49, you can get a free black or blue beach blanket while supplies last with the code “BEACHBLACK” or “BEACHBLUE.” Even better? Shipping comes free for all orders over $35.


Always wanted to try a Dyson Supersonic but been nervous about the price? If you don’t mind buying refurbished, you can get one for $233.74 using the promo code “JOY4DYSON.” That means you’re saving $125, plus an additional 20% off thanks to the code. Trust, your blow-outs will be even more fierce now. Another little sale to look out for on eBay? You can get up to 20% off select health and beauty items, with discounts applied at checkout.


Clubbing, going to work, feeding your cat–whatever it is you’re getting up to, there’s probably a sparkly top or two (or six) at Express that can make your day feel a little more glam. Over the next two days, you can take 40% off everything at Express, including all apparel for men and women, and you can get free shipping with every order.


Make your fitness goals a reality this summer with the best fitness tracker we’ve ever tested: a Fitbit. If you shop Fitbit’s site directly, you can get up to $30 off plus get free two-day shipping on all orders over $50 until July 20.


I think we all aspire to have a house that looks a teensy bit like the ones we can see in Houzz ads. Oh, it’s only me? Eh, whatever. The Houzz Summer Sale is the event that’ll my interior decor dreams a potential reality, but it ends in just two days, gah. Time to load up on savings on everything from indoor-outdoor rugs and patio furniture to linens and lighting, and more. The sale only runs through July 17, so get running to it, pronto.

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Do people even shop at J.Crew anymore? I know, I know, that was a little spicy. But hey look, right now at J.Crew, you can shop the retailer’s own version of Prime Day, with prices starting as low as $4.50. This sale lasts for the next 48 hours (like Prime Day itself), so get saving while you can.


Get ready to serve up some chic yet casual fashion realness courtesy this sale at J.Jill. During the event, you can get an extra 40% off them in-stores or online, plus an extra 50% off sale dresses and skirts. Yippee!


Just in time for back to school, this discount from L.L.Bean is great for families. Right now, you can get up to 20% off deluxe and original backpacks, plus clothes for kids and more both online and in-stores using the promo code “KIDS20.” This sale lasts until July 28, and it can be a great way to get a handle on all your shopping before the fall rolls around.

Lands’ End

Back to school season is right around the corner (cue the sobs), but you can grab 53% off all backpacks with the code “BOOKBAG” and pin “9619.” As another bonus, you can receive 40% off full-price styles using the code “SANDALS” and the pin “8651.” I mostly keep this place on my radar for their swimsuits (so should you), and what better time is there to shop it than the summer, you know?

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Layla Sleep

Why settle for just sweet dreams when you can have sweet savings too? You can get $125 off and two free pillows right now at Layla Sleep.


Denim and leather? Kind of my signature look. And when it comes to good denim, Levi’s are the only way to go. If you love Levi’s too, you should probably go see if your favorite jeans are on sale. Right now, Levi’s is offering an extra 40% off all sale items, making it the perfect time to stock up on shorts, jeans, jackets, and more. Just enter the code “LASTCALL” at checkout, plus up to 75% off everything else.


The Black Friday in July deals have begun at Macy’s right now. They’ve got daily flash specials on things like this Dyson Ball Allergy Extra Vacuum for $199.99 (Save $230) or a new KitchenAid stand mixer. Plus, you can save an extra 15-25% on select styles with the code “SHOPIT” too.


There’s this Madewell bag–the Transport Tote–that I’ve been literally fighting with myself for weeks over whether or not to buy. It’s over $100, so that’s a mark in the ‘con’ column. But my birthday is also coming up (definite pro). I’m still on the fence about whether or not to do it, but this sale going on right now on the site is definitely helping sway my decision. Currently, you can get an extra 30% off all sale items with the code “VERYRARE.” Madewell sales are–you guessed it–pretty rare, so go for it if you can.

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Neiman Marcus

There’s fun money and then there’s Neiman Marcus money. Most of us don’t have the capital to be big spenders at Neiman Marcus most of the time, but the glory of this sale is that for a hot second, you sort of can. Right now, you can save up to 75% off select women’s styles during the Last Call Summer Sale, and get up to 70% off men’s styles and accessories.


You can save on all kinds of things at Newegg right now, including this LG OLED65C9PUA Class HDR 4K UHD Smart OLED TV for $2,199 (Save $1,300) and several other incredible 4K televisions that’ll make your inner electronics nerd so happy.


When we think of Black Friday sales in July, obviously our fashion-loving minds immediately leap to the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale. This mega-event happens every July and each year it just gets bigger and better. Early access to the sale started on July 11 for Nordy Club Icons and Ambassadors and opened up to regular card holders on July 12. For the rest of us, it opens to the general public on July 19 a 12:30 p.M. EST. Unsure what to narrow in on when the sale finally goes public? Samantha Matt put together this list of her 50 favorite products to buy during the sale, which can definitely help you to streamline your shopping.

Nordstrom Rack

Last season? Pfft, who cares! The Nordstrom Anniversary Sale isn’t the only reason to get excited–at Nordstrom Rack, you can get up to 70% off select bedding and bath during the Home Sale, which lasts until July 21.

Old Navy

Looking for clothes that are comfy, affordable, and priced for the whole family? Old Navy is your one-stop shop. Sure, they don’t have the swing dancing commercials anymore (I remember them fondly from my childhood), but it’s still a solid place to shop on a budget, and right now you can get 50% off on everything. I mean everything. Plus, if you use the promo code “FREESHIP” you can get free shipping on every order. Such a win.

Puro Sound Labs

Kids need headphones that will protect their developing ears–and so they can tune you out, har har har. After testing all the best kids headphones, we’ve found that Puro has the best options out there since they’re comfy, sound good, and keep kids ears safe. Right now, but the PuroQuiet and BT2200s on sale for $80 and $60, respectively ($40 and $20 off, also respectively), marking their best price ever. Added perk? If the kids lose ’em, it’s not as if you dropped a small fortune on them, either.


Been wanting to try a Purple mattress out for yourself? (Spoiler alert: They’re not actually purple, just FYI.) This company is building a big name for itself in the mattress biz, and with just cause. Now during the company’s three-day flash sale event, you can get up to $300 off. Deals start on orders over $999, and you can get $100 off any purchase over that price. You can get $200 over $1,999 and $300 off $2,999 orders, too.

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Revolve is one of those places that we all wish we were shopping at, but their prices can make doing it on a regular basis a pretty tough sell. But now, you can get 65% off on select sale items for the summer, which is a deal too good to skip. Designer looks at a fraction of the price? Hard to argue with the beauty of that.

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Saks Fifth Avenue.

Right now, Saks is offering up to 75% off select final sale women’s apparel, shoes, handbags, and more. You can also get up to $175 off your purchase when you shop select full-price items.

Saks Off Fifth Avenue

Want to look like a Saks gal without paying Saks prices? You go to Off Fifth Avenue then. There’s a really big sale at the store right now, because for a limited time you can take an extra 40% off using the promo code “THISISBIG.” This sale only lasts until July 16, so take advantage of it while you still can.


Yes, you might not believe it, but people do actually still want physical copies of photos. Wild, I know. But as an amateur historian, I get a thrill out of tracking down old photos and the sort and I’m confident that future generations will likely feel the same way. As such, we owe it to them to leave behind real images, not just posts we made on Instagram. You can get a jumpstart on your real photo collection thanks to our favorite photo printing service, since right now you can get up to 50% off almost everything until July 21. You can use it for photos of everything, and if you spend more than $49, you can even get free shipping with the code “SHIP49.”.

Sling TV

I feel like I have a million streaming services on my TV, which is ironic, considering I probably watch like, an hour or two each week of TV, tops. (Hey, a girl’s gotta have options.) Here’s another to add to the list: Sling TV. New subscribers can get up to 40% off now on this serviceand get access to all their favorite channels, including ESPN, Food Network, AMC, IFC, and more.

Sur La Table

You don’t have to be a professional chef to love Sur La Table, but the best time to shop there is during a sale. Right now they’re offering a bunch of great deals this week, including:.

  • Up to 75% off clearance items (plus an extra 20% off the sale price).
  • Kitchenaid products up to 35% off.
  • Breville products up to 50% off.
  • Le Creuset products up to 55% off.
  • Buy 5, get 30% off on Cooks’ Tools.
  • Free shipping on every order.
  • Target

    You didn’t really think Target would let Amazon get away with having Prime Day without running their own version of it, did you? Nah, Big Red doesn’t work like that. Right now online, Target is running “Deal Days,” a.K.A. Doorbuster deals on all kinds of stuff, including 40% off select furniture and rugs, plus kitchen deals on Instant Pots, air fryers, stand mixers, and more.

    The Home Depot

    My first retail job was at a Home Depot. Coincidentally, it was also my last retail job. But I remember it fondly, especially because I worked through 4th of July and remember all the big summer deals they ran. Well, the July 4th sales may be over, but you can still save this summer, getting up to 30% on top appliances through August 7.


    In case you couldn’t tell, we’re all about grilling here at Reviewed. The MVP of the most successful cookouts? A meat thermometer, naturally. Thermoworks makes some of our all-time faves, and you can get the Thermapen Mk4–one of the best digital meat thermometerswe’ve ever tested–for $74.25 (Save $24.75). This means you’re getting 25% off the total price, which is one of the lowest price we’ve ever seen for it.


    Summer is basically here, and last year’s styles just aren’t going to cut it anymore. You can save up to 30% off summer essentials (they call then “heroes”) at Topshop now, so don’t be afraid to treat yourself today.

    Urban Outfitters

    Have a love-hate relationship with Urban? That’s okay, I think most of us do. As mecca for younger hipsters, this place can be pretty hit or miss when it comes to sales. But you’re in luck, because this is actually a sale worth shopping at UO. Right now, you can take an extra 40% off all bedding, pillows, throws, and decor items. (It’s okay, nobody has to know you’re a bit of a hipster.).

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